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September 25, 2020

Steelers add former Wildcat defensive end Calvin Taylor Jr. to practice squad

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm September 25, 2020 9/25/20

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Just weeks after releasing him, Calvin Taylor Jr. is back in Pittsburgh. On Friday morning, the Steelers announced that they have added the former Kentucky Wildcats defensive end to their practice squad, releasing cornerback Trajan Bandy in the process. Taylor was initially signed to the Steelers after going undrafted in the 2020 Draft but was…

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September 20, 2020

Steelers’ Benny Snell will reportedly split carries with James Conner against Broncos

Zack Geoghegan 11:00am September 20, 2020 9/20/20

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Benny Snell is inching closer and closer to snatching the starting running back job in Pittsburgh. According to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport, the former Kentucky Wildcat will split carries with fellow Steelers running back James Conner for Sunday’s 1:00 p.m. EST matchup against the Denver Broncos. Snell ran for 113 yards on 19 carries…

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September 15, 2020

Benny Snell should be the Steelers starting running back going forward

Zack Geoghegan 8:00pm September 15, 2020 9/15/20

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Luck is often described as opportunity meeting preparation, and no know one understands that sentiment better than Benny Snell Jr. In the very first game of just his second NFL season, the former Kentucky Wildcat and current running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers broke loose for a career-outing on the Monday Night Football grandstand. Snell…

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September 6, 2020

Mike Tomlin: Benny Snell had an “awesome camp” ahead of year two

Zack Geoghegan 9:00pm September 6, 2020 9/6/20

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The Pittsburgh Steelers continue to load up on running backs, but the franchise’s head coach is still a big fan of Benny Snell. On Thursday, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin went on SiriusXM Radio with Pat Kirwan and Jim Miller to talk football and he had some high praise for the former Kentucky Wildcat Football…

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August 22, 2020

Slim Benny Snell Laments Loss of NFL Preseason

Nick Roush 6:30pm August 22, 2020 8/22/20

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Entering his second season with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Benny Snell doesn’t look the same. In three seasons Snell recorded 3,873 yards and 48 rushing touchdowns, more than any other running back to ever play for the University of Kentucky. He made plays by overpowering opponents at around 225 pounds. He’s still physical, but now he…

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July 15, 2020

Bud Dupree did not get his long-term deal in Pittsburgh

Drew Franklin 5:45pm July 15, 2020 7/15/20

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4 p.m. today marked the deadline for NFL teams to sign their franchise-tagged players to long-term deals. In Nashville, Derrick Henry signed a four-year deal in the final hour. (Titan Up.) In Cleveland, Myles Garrett agreed to a massive extension to stay on the Browns’ defensive line. In Kansas City, Super Bowl champion Chris Jones…

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April 23, 2020

Bud Dupree signs franchise tag with Pittsburgh Steelers

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:30pm April 23, 2020 4/23/20

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Today’s a good day for Bud Dupree. Last month, the Pittsburgh Steelers placed the franchise tag on the former Cat, and today, he signed his franchise tender, guaranteeing him $15.8 million for the 2020 season. The Steelers have until July 15 to work out a long-term deal. Dupree is coming off his best season yet…

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September 15, 2019

WATCH: Benny Snell’s first NFL rush goes for huge gain

Brett Bibbins 10:00pm September 15, 2019 9/15/19

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After not getting a single touch in Pittsburgh’s blowout loss to the Patriots last Sunday, Benny Snell finally was able to get his first NFL carry. With 3:08 remaining in the first quarter and the Steelers facing a 3rd and 1 situation, Snell got the call and took advantage. #SnellYeah @benny_snell ? pic.twitter.com/l2Vceo1m6E — Kentucky…

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August 18, 2019

Benny Snell Jr. Suffers Minor Groin Injury in Win against Chiefs

Eli Mitchell 10:30pm August 18, 2019 8/18/19

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In Benny Snell Jr.’s second preseason game, the former Kentucky running back made several noteworthy plays that hardly left a mark on the box score. The box score, especially in football, doesn’t always tell the full story as there are too many stats that are not traditionally accounted for. Against the Chiefs, Snell Jr. carried…

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August 10, 2019

Pass-Catching Benny Snell Surfaces in Steelers Debut

Nick Roush 9:45pm August 10, 2019 8/10/19

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Benny Snell became a Kentucky legend by powering through tackles as an SEC running back. In his NFL preseason debut, we learned that Benny Snell football also includes catching passes. The highlight of Benny’s performance did not come on the ground. On third and 20, the running back slipped out of the backfield for a…

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